Meaning of papillose in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpapɪləʊs/


See papilla

‘In M. meleagris, a species thought to be closely related to members of the M. cucullata alliance, the labellum is papillose and the conical papillae which have pointed tips resemble those of M. densa.’
  • ‘In B. ipanemense, B. involutum and B. weddellii the papillose epidermal cells were densely stained, with basal nuclei and many droplets, as well as amyloplasts.’
  • ‘The results impressively demonstrated the importance of roughening on different length scales for water-repellency, since extremely papillose surfaces, having an additional wax layer, are able to resist up to 70% methanol.’
  • ‘The tongue tip is tethered to the end of the mandible by muscles so that as it protrudes it is forced to curl ventrally, presenting the tongue's dorsal, papillose surface anteriorly toward the prey.’
  • ‘The labellum, which is articulated at the base of the column, is trilobed, reddish-brown spotted and papillose with acute lateral lobes.’